Chapter 5 Cities of Europe (38 pages)

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Chapter 5 Cities of Europe

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Wright State University
Course:
Urs 2000 - Growth and Change in Urban Society

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Cities of Europe Growth and Change in Urban Societies Munich Germany http www photo net photo pcd0796 downt own munich 39 3 jpg Cities of Europe Demographics Total Population Percent Urban Population Total Urban Population Most Urbanized Country Least Urbanized Country of Cities over 1 Million of Megacities Three Largest Cities World Cities Global Cities 592 Million 72 8 430 Million Belgium 97 4 Bosnia Herz 48 6 41 1 London Paris Madrid 12 see text London Europe Facts Some cities are over 3 000 years old Impact of empires invasions Impact of economic systems Feudalism Mercantilism Capitalism Socialism Communism European grid pattern Spread all over the globe Verona Italy http www citalia co uk City Intro Verona htm Europe Facts Compared to USA More bustling downtowns Higher population density Older more complex land use patterns Great architecture tourism Contrast between East and West Cities are growing slowly compared to other regions Paris skyline Downtown Dublin European History Classical Period 800 BC 450 AD Medieval Period 450 1450 AD Renaissance Period 1450 1760 AD Industrial Period 1760 1945 AD Contemporary Period 1945 present Classical Period 800BC 450AD Greek city states are located near coastline and easily defensible hill sites Ancient Greek cities had grid pattern Acropolis agora stoa theatre Plaka The Parthenon The Agora stoas Athens 435 BC Source Cities then and Now 1999 The Acropolis Athens Classical Period Cont Greek cities colonies spread throughout Mediterranean Athens largest with 150 000 pop Most Greek cities much smaller Role of direct democracy Greek cities and colonies and Phoenician colonies http en wikipedia org wiki Colonies in antiquity Classical Period Cont Roman cities displaced Greek Romans adopted much from Greeks Grid pattern N S Pantheon of the Gods But not direct democracy Roman military encampments became foci of cities Roman Cities in Europe http www clarku edu rross citiesandsuburbs Classical Period Cont Great feats of Roman



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